Art Exhibition 11th – 26th September Free Entry

Join us at Canonteign Falls for an exhibition of work created by Canonteign Falls Artist in Residence  – Printmaker Helen Skidmore and Plymouth College of Art shortlisted graduates, , Charlotte Robinson, Martine Macpherson, Philip Battely and Nicola Westlake (not pictured).  Expect to celebrate emerging artists in the idyllic setting of Canonteign Falls with the opportunity to […]

Week 3 Artist in Residence Helen’s Skidmore’s Water Lily Linocut

“Linocut relief printmaking is a technique that can be bold and subtle, express detail of connection and movement between back, mid and foreground…” In the studio. As I look through my drawings of Canonteign and consider the layers, the seen, the unseen, my tools will act as a form of remembering the subtle elements of […]

October Half Term Halloween Fun

This October half term come and join us for some spooktastic fun here at Canonteign Falls. We have a special Halloween trail and if you bring your little ones in fancy dress you could be in with a chance to win a family day ticket for 2022. Enter by tagging @canonteignfalls or email your picture to  Pre-book […]

Canonteign Falls Artist in Residence Diary – Helen Skidmore

Inspired by the abundance of natural beauty Canonteign Falls has to offer. Helen Skidmore’s artistic process is in full swing, and she is creating some extraordinary artwork which will be revealed at the exhibition in September.  Week 2. ‘It’s been a busy week in my studio and the work is starting to come together. I’ve now […]

Waterfalls, lakes and adventure play

Please book tickets or visiting slot online before visiting our attraction unless you are viewing our Art Exhibition (11th – 26th September) which is free entry with no need to book . We are open 7 days a week 10 am – 5.00 pm with the last entry 3.30pm. Please wear sturdy walking shoes. We […]

November 6th Lantern Night Walk

Night Lantern Walk Saturday 6th November from 6 pm – 8 pm  As the clocks turn back join us for a special lantern walk around the Lily Lake and see the stunning Clampitt Falls all lit up. The snack bar will also be open selling hot chocolate and delicious soup to warm you all up after your […]


Canonteign Falls is a stunning natural attraction in the heart of Devon. Visit us for peaceful walks among the waterfalls and lakes and family fun in the gardens and playgrounds. Escape the crowds and experience the highest waterfall in Dartmoor National Park.   For garden lovers, the Victorian Fern Garden is a historic snapshot of the […]

Canonteign Falls Artist in Residence Diary – Helen Skidmore

Art and the story of Canonteign have always been intertwined.  Local landscape artist John White Abbott painted several scenes of Canonteign in the early 1800s and today art is very much part of the current Canonteign experience. This year sees our 4th artist in residence Helen Skidmore become part of that experience as she explores […]